“Ember in the Dusk” is about all the hopes, cold hard facts, loss, traumas, strength and encouragement that results in creating a seemingly happy and normal imperfect reasonably functional world, neither utopian nor dystopian. An attempt to give vent to the feelings that does not really envision an environment so perfect that fosters empty rhetorical fallacies.
The narrative, rhythmic and free verse poems follow their voyage as they navigate the peaks and troughs of life, breaking the illusion of a perfect world.
Onaira Khan is a Civil Servant, Engineer and a Published researcher. She hails from District Karak, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, currently living in United States, pursuing her dream of higher studies.
However, along with her studies, it is far important for her to pursue her passion and live her dream of becoming a writer, which does not allow time for any pillory and dis. Getting clear on what her not so utopian world really looks like, she is finally able to pen her thoughts in the form of “Ember in the dusk”.